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EPA and CDC To Sign Historic Agreement Promoting Water Conservation
Release Date: 06/06/2008
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293, firstname.lastname@example.org
(ATLANTA – Jun. 6, 2008) On Monday, senior representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will participate in a signing ceremony to kick-off a historic agreement between the two agencies promoting water conservation. CDC is to become the EPA’s first federal partner in promoting water efficiency.
WHO: CDC Director Julie Gerberding;
- EPA Assistant Administrator for Water Benjamin H. Grumbles;
- EPA Deputy Regional Administrator (on detail to the CDC) Stan Meiburg;
EPA Region 4 Chief of Staff Don Christy;
EPA Region 4 Water Division Director Jim Giattina; and
Incoming American Water Works Association (AWWA) President Michael Leonard.
WHAT: EPA Assistant Administrator for Water Benjamin H. Grumbles to sign a historic agreement with CDC Director Julie Gerberding to promote water conservation.
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 9, 2008, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
WHERE: AWWA Annual Conference
- Georgia World Congress Center
285 International Blvd NW
- The announcement will take place at the AWWA Exhibit Hall near the WaterSense booth (#2304). Media asked to check in at the press desk in the registration lobby.